Manager Software Development - 78985

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 
 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 
 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
 

 

 

Manager: Software Development

 

THE ROLE:

 

The AMD Display Solutions Team is looking for an experienced Software Quality Manager, to be based in our AMD Markham office. The team is responsible for design, implementation and maintenance of Display Abstraction Layer (DAL) - one of the biggest components of AMD kernel mode graphics driver, developing newest Display Technologies, bring up of new GPUs and APUs, as well as new SW features related to displays of all types, for both Windows and Linux ecosystems. This is an exciting opportunity to join a very dynamic and enthusiastic team working on the very edge of display technologies enabled by AMD hardware.

 

This role offers the opportunity to show off your leadership skills building and driving a team of highly skilled quality engineers solving complex test automation engineering problems, shaping up future quality metrics and raising the bar for the quality and stability of our display driver. If you thrive in fast paced, technically challenging environments where you get involved with coordinating multiple teams and pushing the boundaries to expand innovative automated solutions this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Build and lead a Quality engineering team including hiring, coaching, setting performance metrics and growing team talents
  • Work closely with the team to develop software quality plan for project deliverables and drive to meet each milestone
  • Report on quality metrics to the management team and drive weekly reports on driver healthy and stability
  • Control the Quality of our mainline driver releases and work with development team managers to ensure SW releases and deliverables achieve our quality bar
  • Collaborate with other managers and technical members to improve team productivity and make strategic decisions to achieve Display team’s quality goals 
     

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

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  • Knowledge of software quality engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience with automated testing and driving team to execute new automated test cases and build new infrastructure requirements
  • B.S. or higher degree in Computer Science/Engineering or similar.
  • 5+ years of experience in software development or QA, project management and 5+ years of experience as software quality team manager.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Strong track record of project deliveries and leading organizational change.
     

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:

  • BA or BS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering is required

 

LOCATION:

  • Markham, Ontario, Canada

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Requisition Number: 78985 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design
 

 

AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

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